St. Louis’s hottest upcoming star Van Johnson ( Vito Money) was born on Nov 15th. “Vito Money” is known for his raspy voice, tongue twisting and truthful lyrics. He grew up in the North side of St. Louis in one of the toughest low income areas. Vito’s love for hip hop began in grade school.
Vito’s has experienced lots of negativity in his life. His explosive lyrics are his way of fighting back and dealing. The song “FOCUS” tells his story of the younger brother he lost to the streets. Vito gives a true testimony when he performs. He is consistently on the grind performing in various cities. Vito’s stage presence is guaranteed to get you up out of your seat. He possesses a strong work ethic and is a true pioneer to the HIP HOP industry.
Just back from Los Angeles where she recorded her new EP,
Happy Together with several Grammy Award-winning
producers, Nikki Guarino is excited to present her fresh and
exciting style to the masses. Nikki sings catchy and playful
melodies over uplifting beats that you can’t help but dance
to, making her a new contender in the pop scene alongside
the likes of Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift.
“Happy Together” and “Wonderful Life” were produced by
Gina Schock of the Go Go’s and Jeff Bova, a Grammy Award
winning keyboardist, composer, arranger and producer.
Schock has recently worked with Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez
and Alanis Morissette, among others, and Bova has worked
with Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Colbie Caillat, and many more.
“So I Thought” and “Party With My Girls”, both co-written by
Nikki herself, were produced by Mike Mani and Jordan Omley
of The Jam, the recording duo that recently collaborated with
Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey, and has worked with several
other notable artists including Michael Bolton, Santana and
X-Factor winner Leona Lewis.
Aside from promoting and performing her music, Nikki is
currently involved in South Burlington HS Chorus and Drama.
She landed the lead role as “Sandy” in the Junior High School
musical production of “Grease”, and will be a contestant in the
Miss Teen Vermont Pageant in Fall 2011. Stay tuned for more
new music and content from Nikki, and visit her on Facebook,
Youtube, Twitter and Itunes!